The Village of Bedford will celebrate the opening of the new playground at Bedford Village Memorial Park on Saturday, Nov. 16.
The opening ceremony is set for 10 a.m. at the playground at Bedford Village Memorial Park at 65 Greenwich Road in Bedford, according to a notice from the village. The ceremony promises to include a ribbon cutting for the new playground and a “Slide Ride” ceremony, according to the notice.
“As part of the playground opening celebration, the Bedford Youth Soccer Club will be presenting a check in the amount of $8,500 to the town for the purchase of a new Portable Light Tower for the benefit of the BYSC program participants and the residents of the town during emergencies and special events throughout the year,” representatives said in the notice.
Superintendent of Parks and Recreation Bill Heidepriem will open the ceremony with Recreation & Parks Advisory Committee Chair Brian McCabe and Town Supervisor Lee V.A. Roberts offering remarks, according to the notice. The ceremony will also feature the presentation of a presentation of a playground project pledge check of $20,000 from the Chowder & Marching Club.